The Volkswagen TDI cheat saddled owners with something they didn't bargain for. It also saddled diesel admirers with the consequences of their enthusiasm.
Volkswagen Jetta News
Early rumors of the deal VW has struck with US regulators would see it pay diesel owners up to $7,000 per vehicle in a plan that could cost $10 billion.
The converts brought in under the clean diesel notion may be lost on VW for a while, but the company still has loyalists committed to its other products.
VW is recalling 92k models from 2015 and 2016 in the US because a camshaft lobe can fail and cause the power brakes to stop working. This recall includes the Jetta, Golf, Passat, and Beetle.
VW may recall 100,000 diesel vehicles in India. In Switzerland, there have been 600 criminal complaints against the whole illegal software issue.
The Fast Lane Car attempts to trick a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI into its emissions defeat mode over two dyno runs. It isn't clear cheat mode is actually active, but a power drop is detected from one run to the next.
VW has launched a dedicated website to get diesel owners information on which models are affected, when they might be fixed, and other info about what's going on.
Funny or Die has taken aim at Volkswagen and its diesel controversy, and the collateral damage comes in the form of the oft-derided 'basic' girl.
A team of four researchers at West Virginia University unpeeled the first layers of Volkswagen's diesel cheating scandal. Here's how they did it.
Volkswagen intentionally installed software in nearly a half-million diesel vehicles that helped the cars evade substandard results on emissions tests, the federal government charged Friday.
Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles in the US from several of its model lines because the wiring for the driver's side airbag can be torn. If this happens, then the safety device wouldn't work in a crash.